Canolfan Dreftadaeth Kate Roberts

Canolfan Dreftadaeth Kate Roberts, Rhosgadfan, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7EY, Wales

Who was Kate Roberts?Born in 1891 and raised on a traditional small holding in Rhosgadfan this quarryman's daughter became one of Wales' most renowned author, journalist and nationalist and is honourably regarded as the 'Queen of Welsh literature'. She published 16 volumes in total, nine of which are collections of short stories. Two of her works have been adapted for the screen, and a selection have been translated into English, French, German, Japanese and Hebrew.

Take a step back in history to Kate Roberts' childhood years and enjoy the cosy yet humble surroundings of the traditional cottage. Come and listen to the voices from the past as you go from room to room. Audioguides are
available with excerpts from Kate Roberts' work to guide you around the house.

What kind of place was Rhosgadfan at the turn of the twentieth century? Whom and what inspired Kate Roberts? What was it like living on a smallholding? Learn this and more in our multimedia exhibition.

Opening hours: Monday - Closed, Tuesday to Friday - 10-4,
Saturday and Sunday - 12-4

Admission: Adults:3.50, Children and OAP's:3.00, Family Ticket:10, Group discount available.

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